Subject: Re: WOL on a Dell PowerEdge 2650
To: Chris Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Doran <email@example.com>
Date: 06/14/2007 11:38:18
On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 12:15:30PM -0400, Chris Ross wrote:
> I have a Dell PowerEdge 2650, and I want to be able to power it on,
> since I power it off most of the time. I need to go through the BIOS,
> still, but I thought I had left that feature enabled. I compiled up
> pkgsrc/net/wol, and sent the magic packet with the right MAC in it, to a
> variety of different addresses. No luck.
Does this system have IPMI? It can be a pain to set up, but once it's
enabled you can use ipmitool to control the power.